That’s because Canadian Silica has mines in Peace River, Alberta, and Arcadia, Wisconsin. Our Peace River mine produces API Spec, 20/40, 30/50, 40/70 & 100 mesh frac sand with easy access to the Montney, Duverney, and Cardium Formations, with trans-load facilities conveniently located in Fort Nelson, and Dawson Creek BC. Our mining operation in Arcadia, WI produces washed sand delivered by barge or rail across North America.
Our mining facilities in Peace River, AB and Arcadia, WI have a combined 60 year supply of frac sand. Our sand is deployed primarily by oil and gas service companies in hydraulic fracturing (frac) operations. Other uses include water filtration, golf course and equine arena construction.